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Arts & Culture

1 Story
Posted on: September 21, 2017

Apply Now: Community Arts Grants

The City of Issaquah Arts Commission is seeking proposals for arts and culture projects that will benefit Issaquah residents and visitors during 2018. 

More information and the online application form is available at issaquahwa.gov/artsgrant. Th...Read on...


Business

2 Stories
Posted on: August 29, 2017

Startup 425 Workshops: Bringing Your Ideas to Reality

Have a great idea for a product or business? Not sure where to start? Consider Startup 425 Foundations. Held each year in the spring and in the fall, this program brings together innovators, business advisors, and entrepreneurs for a broad overview of the...Read on...

Posted on: July 18, 2017

Apply Now: Issaquah Golden Dumpster Award

The Golden Dumpster Award competition is sponsored by Recology CleanScapes, The Greater Issaquah Chamber of Commerce and the City of Issaquah's Office of Sustainability to promote and reward best practices for reducing waste, decreasing solid waste manage...Read on...


City Hall

2 Stories
Posted on: September 20, 2017

Update: South Cove/Greenwood Point Water Bills

The City of Issaquah has been investigating reports of higher-than-normal water usage reflected in the most recent bills for South Cove/Greenwood Point customers. These customers were recently transitioned to Issaquah service from the City of Bellevue. ...Read on...
Posted on: September 15, 2017

Forum: Council and Mayoral Candidates

The Kiwanis Club of Issaquah and Issaquah Cable TV Commission will co-host a candidate forum for Issaquah City Council and mayoral candidates from 7-9 p.m. Sept. 27 at Council Chambers, 135 E. Sunset Way. The forum – moderated by Donna Gordon B...Read on...

Community

7 Stories
Posted on: September 7, 2017

Volunteer Opportunity: Human Services Commission

Apply today for an alternate position on the City's Human Services Commission!  Created in 2007, this commission advises the Mayor and City Council on matters concerning human services planning and funding. The commission plays a vital role in...Read on...
Posted on: September 7, 2017

Salmon Seeson: Local Viewing Sites

Salmon are returning to streams and rivers around Puget Sound! Check out a list of viewing sites here in Issaquah.

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Posted on: July 19, 2017

Volunteer Opportunity: 2017 Salmon Days Festival

Help make the 2017 Salmon Days Festival a success by volunteering during our community's signature event.Salmon Days returns to downtown Issaquah on Oct. 7-8. Early registration is now open for potential volunteers. To sign up, go to s...Read on...

Posted on: June 28, 2017

Stay Safe: Summer Burning Restrictions

In Issaquah and throughout the Eastside Fire & Rescue service area, stay safe and be aware of summer burning restrictions.

All outdoor burning is banned during summer, except in approved pits for recreational fires.

To learn more and get your recreat...

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Posted on: April 24, 2017

Volunteer Opportunity: Issaquah Farmers Market

Our Issaquah Farmers Market is seeking friendly, hardworking volunteers to help us with the weekly market!

Have a free Saturday? Need volunteer hours? Want to get involved and work with local farmers and craftspeople?

Our market is every Saturday from May 6...

Read on...

Posted on: March 7, 2017

Mine Hikes: Explore Issaquah's Coalmining Past

You're invited as the Issaquah History Museums host Mine Hikes throughout 2017.

Join trained guides Doug Bristol and Brian Thorn on hikes through the history of Issaquah's early coal industry.

During each trip, guides will entertain hikers with tales of ou...

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Posted on: March 13, 2017

Learn More: Triple XXX Root Beer Drive-in Car Shows

A special event permit has been issued for upcoming car shows at Triple XXX Root Beer Drive-in, 98 N.E. Gilman Blvd., on the following dates:

  • March 19, 2017
  • April 2
  • April 9
  • April 16
  • April 23
  • April 30
  • May 7
  • May 14
  • May 21
  • May 28
  • June 4
  • June 11
  • June 18
  • June 25
  • July 2
  • July 5...
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Development

4 Stories
Posted on: September 14, 2017

Updates: Compact Schools Code and Zoning Changes

Two separate issues related to potential future school sites in Issaquah are expected to be on the City Council’s upcoming agendas.

Compact Schools Code

During its Sept. 18 meeting, the City Council will deliberate on proposed c...

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Posted on: September 14, 2017

Vale Update: Juniper Trail Relocation

The Juniper Trail between Northwest Locust Street and Northwest Juniper Street will be relocated in mid-September 2017 to the east side of Seventh Avenue Northwest. This relocation will be in place for several months as crews work on the Vale Apartments ...Read on...
Posted on: August 25, 2017

Comp Plan: Proposed 2017 Amendments

Every city in Washington state is required to adopt (and update) a Comprehensive Plan, which establishes the City's future vision and policy direction.

The City is now considering these updates for 2017:

Land Use Element

1. Every year, the Office of Fi...Read on...

Posted on: August 15, 2017

Construction Starting: Vale Apartments

Construction is now starting on the Vale Apartments, located at the southwest corner of Seventh Avenue Northwest and Northwest Locust Street. Crews will be building a five-story, 110-unit apartment building, as well as a courtyard and roof decks. Parki...Read on...

Farmers Market

1 Story
Posted on: April 24, 2017

Volunteer Opportunity: Issaquah Farmers Market

Our Issaquah Farmers Market is seeking friendly, hardworking volunteers to help us with the weekly market!

Have a free Saturday? Need volunteer hours? Want to get involved and work with local farmers and craftspeople?

Our market is every Saturday from May 6...

Read on...


Home

5 Stories
Posted on: September 20, 2017

Update: South Cove/Greenwood Point Water Bills

The City of Issaquah has been investigating reports of higher-than-normal water usage reflected in the most recent bills for South Cove/Greenwood Point customers. These customers were recently transitioned to Issaquah service from the City of Bellevue. ...Read on...
Posted on: September 15, 2017

Forum: Council and Mayoral Candidates

The Kiwanis Club of Issaquah and Issaquah Cable TV Commission will co-host a candidate forum for Issaquah City Council and mayoral candidates from 7-9 p.m. Sept. 27 at Council Chambers, 135 E. Sunset Way. The forum – moderated by Donna Gordon B...Read on...
Posted on: September 14, 2017

Updates: Compact Schools Code and Zoning Changes

Two separate issues related to potential future school sites in Issaquah are expected to be on the City Council’s upcoming agendas.

Compact Schools Code

During its Sept. 18 meeting, the City Council will deliberate on proposed changes to developm...

Read on...

Posted on: August 16, 2017

Traffic Alert: Trader Joe's/Target Intersection

From Sept. 5-26, the Trader Joe’s/Target intersection on Maple Street Northwest will be closed as crews build a mini-roundabout. The project will provide a more intuitive intersection for pedestrians and drivers, and install rectangular rapid f...Read on...
Posted on: August 1, 2017

Trailhead City: Issaquah Trails Map is Now Available

With more than 200 miles of trails, over a dozen trailheads and 1,300 acres of open space in our backyard, it's easy to see why Issaquah is nicknamed Trailhead City.

Now we've got a new resource for exploring our community's beautiful natural environment &...

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Issaquah Valley

3 Stories
Posted on: September 14, 2017

Vale Update: Juniper Trail Relocation

The Juniper Trail between Northwest Locust Street and Northwest Juniper Street will be relocated in mid-September 2017 to the east side of Seventh Avenue Northwest. This relocation will be in place for several months as crews work on the Vale Apartments ...Read on...
Posted on: August 16, 2017

Traffic Alert: Trader Joe's/Target Intersection

From Sept. 5-26, the Trader Joe’s/Target intersection on Maple Street Northwest will be closed as crews build a mini-roundabout. The project will provide a more intuitive intersection for pedestrians and drivers, and install rectangular rapid f...Read on...
Posted on: August 15, 2017

Construction Starting: Vale Apartments

Construction is now starting on the Vale Apartments, located at the southwest corner of Seventh Avenue Northwest and Northwest Locust Street. Crews will be building a five-story, 110-unit apartment building, as well as a courtyard and roof decks. Parki...Read on...

Olde Town

2 Stories
Posted on: September 20, 2017

Join Us: Neighborhood Meeting on Potential Teen Café

Join us from 6:30-8:30 p.m. Oct. 4 at the Issaquah Trails House for a neighborhood meeting, where you can learn more about a potential Teen Café.
 The Teen Café is proposed to be housed on city property, located at 185 S.E....Read on...

Posted on: September 20, 2017

Traffic Alert: Sunset and Second Intersection

Expect delays from lane closures at the intersection of East Sunset Way and Second Avenue Southeast from 7 a.m.-5 p.m. Sept. 23 while painters stripe the roadways.


Parks & Recreation

5 Stories
Posted on: September 14, 2017

Fall Fun: Check Out Our Sports Programs

Have fun this fall with our exciting lineup of sports programs! Registration is now open. Register online, unless otherwise noted.

TGA TennisAge: 3-5Play Tennis with TGA at Issaquah Community Center! TGA brings the tennis court to you offering a fun intr...Read on...

Posted on: August 1, 2017

Trailhead City: Issaquah Trails Map is Now Available

With more than 200 miles of trails, over a dozen trailheads and 1,300 acres of open space in our backyard, it's easy to see why Issaquah is nicknamed Trailhead City.

Now we've got a new resource for exploring our community's beautiful natural environment &...

Read on...

Posted on: August 2, 2017

Community Center Now Offers After-School Care

We're excited to offer after-school care at our Community Center! You're invited to learn more and register.

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Posted on: April 24, 2017

Volunteer Opportunity: Issaquah Farmers Market

Our Issaquah Farmers Market is seeking friendly, hardworking volunteers to help us with the weekly market!

Have a free Saturday? Need volunteer hours? Want to get involved and work with local farmers and craftspeople?

Our market is every Saturday from May 6...

Read on...

Posted on: December 29, 2016

Get Outside: Explore Washington State Parks for Free

Enjoy Washington's state parks for free throughout 2017.

You're invited as the Washington State Parks and Recreation Commission hosts a free day for state park visitors on the following dates:

  • Aug. 25 — National Park Service's 101st birthday
  • Sept. ...
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Southeast 62nd Street

1 Story
Posted on: August 2, 2017

Traffic Alert: 221st Place Southeast

Drivers should expect delays along 221st Place Southeast this summer and fall as Sammamish Plateau Water installs a new water main. This project will extend south from the north end of the Jordan Creek Office Center to the south end of 221st Place Southe...Read on...

Sustainability

3 Stories
Posted on: September 7, 2017

Volunteer Opportunity: Human Services Commission

Apply today for an alternate position on the City's Human Services Commission!  Created in 2007, this commission advises the Mayor and City Council on matters concerning human services planning and funding. The commission plays a vital role in...Read on...
Posted on: September 7, 2017

Back to School: Green Tips

It’s back to school time! Try these simple tips to make back to school a positive experience for both you and the environment. 

  • Salmon Friendly Trips: Try walking or biking to school if possible. Riding the bus and carpooling helps red...
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Posted on: July 18, 2017

Apply Now: Issaquah Golden Dumpster Award

The Golden Dumpster Award competition is sponsored by Recology CleanScapes, The Greater Issaquah Chamber of Commerce and the City of Issaquah's Office of Sustainability to promote and reward best practices for reducing waste, decreasing solid waste manage...Read on...


Traffic Alerts

3 Stories
Posted on: September 20, 2017

Traffic Alert: Sunset and Second Intersection

Expect delays from lane closures at the intersection of East Sunset Way and Second Avenue Southeast from 7 a.m.-5 p.m. Sept. 23 while painters stripe the roadways.

Posted on: August 16, 2017

Traffic Alert: Trader Joe's/Target Intersection

From Sept. 5-26, the Trader Joe’s/Target intersection on Maple Street Northwest will be closed as crews build a mini-roundabout. The project will provide a more intuitive intersection for pedestrians and drivers, and install rectangular rapid f...Read on...
Posted on: August 2, 2017

Traffic Alert: 221st Place Southeast

Drivers should expect delays along 221st Place Southeast this summer and fall as Sammamish Plateau Water installs a new water main. This project will extend south from the north end of the Jordan Creek Office Center to the south end of 221st Place Southe...Read on...